Louisiana education

June 2, 2017

Education: Fiscal Year 2018 budget

Louisiana’s future growth and prosperity depends on its ability to educate its citizens. Our state’s K-12 schools and colleges are at the forefront of efforts to provide opportunities for our children, and to prepare the next generation of workers for the challenges they’ll face in the 21st Century economy.… Read more...

October 28, 2015

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Campaigns should focus on the working class; Candidates differ on education issues; Louisiana improving and declining in test scores and; Anti-poverty initiatives working better than we thought
June 19, 2014

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Showdown over Common Core; Louisiana lags in foundation’s “new economy” report; and Jindal may veto bill expanding parole 3—Number of states that have pulled out of Common Core. Gov. Bobby Jindal wants to make Louisiana the fourth (Source: Times-Picayune)
June 13, 2014

Friday, June 13, 2014

Schools don’t have resources for Common Core test, teachers say; What’s the matter with Kansas?; Health care reform may help reduce recidivism; Bob Mann: Budgets are a statement of priorities; and Nation's largest Protestant denomination calls for payday loan reform. $17,486 — the average annual cost of housing a prisoner in Louisiana, the state with the highest incarceration rate in the nation (Source: Times-Picayune)